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Picture and Image Editing

7 Fun Visual Chart Formats to Kick up Your Next Presentation or Lecture Content

October 4, 2016

Interesting and Unusual Information Conveying Formats can Add a Spark to Your Next Lecture or Presentation When you are preparing a presentation or content for a lecture, including compelling, fun visuals can add so much bang! Not only will they help your presentation to be more visually appealing, they can make the information easier to digest […]

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3 Minute Teaching TOOL-torial: Canva (Awesome Graphics Tool)

September 20, 2016

Create Top Notch Graphics With Ease, for Little or no Cost (fun for Students too!) This 3 Minute TOOL-torial introduces Canva, a mostly free* app that makes it a breeze to create graphic images combining images and text. Create presentations, posters, infographics, amazing social media visuals, blog images, and so much more. Canva is a […]

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6 Tips for Creating Top-Notch Infographics For Teaching and Learning

March 15, 2016

These Suggestions Will Help You Make Awesome Images That Really Help Students Learn Have you ever used infographics with your students? Chances are you have without even realizing it. Infographics are simply visuals used to represent information or data. We often see infographics used to present many different statistics in an easy-to-digest format by using […]

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New 3 Minute Teaching TOOL-torial: ThingLink!

March 1, 2016

3 Minute Teaching “Tooltorial” No. 15 Provides a Quick Overview of ThingLink Early last month I had the pleasure of making my first ThingLink interactive image. ThingLink is such a cool free* tool for creating unique content for learning, it seemed like a great candidate for a 3 Minute Teaching Tool-torial. And now, here it is! […]

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Creating and Using Meme Images in the Classroom

October 26, 2015

Have some fun! Get your ‘Meme’ on. It’s Probably Easier Than you Think. Well, to be clear, Wikipedia defines a Meme as “an activity, concept, catchphrase or piece of media which spreads, often as mimicry, from person to person via the Internet.” Creating something that is going to spread like wildfire is not easy, and […]

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Create Short Animated Presentations (and Maintain Student Privacy) with Tellagami

October 7, 2015

Create Quick, Easy Avatar-Animated Videos With This Free SmartPhone App Nick Combs will be presenting pre-conference workshop, “Teaching with the iPad Grades K-6” and the breakout session “Creation Formation” at the 2015 Teaching and Learning with the iPad Conference this November. Come join Nick and hundreds of other passionate educators at the original iPad educational […]

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Translate Text on the Fly Using Your Phone and the Google Translate App. Brilliant!

August 23, 2015

Image Source The Visual Translation Function Built Into Google Translate is Some #AwesomeTech Note to my regular readers: As you know, normally on Sunday I post a “Tweet Wrap” sharing faves from the week’s Twitter posts, but I was traveling with limited ‘Net access much of this last week and didn’t post much. Instead, today […]

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Twiddla – Online Collaborative White Board That’s Quick and Easy to Use

March 29, 2015

Did you Know you can Collaboratively Use an Online Whiteboard, and Even Markup Web Pages and Docs, for Free (and Fast)?! Seriously – enter in a web browser, click on the green Go button … … and you’ll land on a White Board page that you can invite people to with ease, and you […]

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Getting to Know Visme – Create Excellent Content For Presentations, Infographics, & More

December 23, 2014

This “Super Duper Easy” Content Creation Platform lets you Design Many Different Visual Formats Visme is a powerful web-based tool that has been gaining a lot of attention lately. This is a platform that will help you to create impressive presentations and other visual content that you’ll hardly believe you developed! Students and teachers alike […]

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20 Free Tools for Making Comics and Cartoons for Teaching and Learning

December 11, 2014

Comic Strips and Cartooning can be a Fun Way for Students to Explore Learning Topics There are so many good free tools for creating comics and cartoons on the web, as well as apps for tablets and smartphones. I’ve built out a list of fun tools I am looking forward to trying out over the […]

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